4 injured in crash involving 5 motorcycles, trailer and car on BKE

4 injured in crash involving 5 motorcycles, trailer and car on BKE

Channel NewsAsia·2017-12-23 01:35

Several motorcycles collided along the Bukit Timah Expressway on Friday evening (Dec 22). (Photo: Telegram/ SGRoad Blocks & Traffic Watch)

SINGAPORE: Four people were sent to the hospital after several vehicles and motorcycles collided along the Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE) on Friday (Dec 22) afternoon.

Channel NewsAsia understands that a trailer, a car and five motorcycles were involved in the accident. 

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the accident near the exit into the Seletar Expressway at 3.58pm. 

One man in his 50s suffered a rib cage fracture, while another three had minor injuries. 

All four were sent to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, SCDF added. 

(Photo: Telegram / SGRoad Blocks & Traffic Watch)

In a separate accident involving a motorcycle along the BKE barely two hours later, a man in his 20s suffered multiple fractures, while another man in his 40s had head injuries. 

SCDF said it received a call at 5.20pm about the accident on the BKE towards Woodlands, before the Avenue 3 exit. 

Both men were drowsy but conscious when they were sent to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, SCDF said. 

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